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Transfer of Equity in Diss

A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.

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Updated: 06/12/16

Relevant regional transport and public service information

The nearest airport to Diss is Elmsett, Whatfield Rd Airport. Norwich International Airport is 22 miles and Elmsett Airport is 22 miles away. The nearest train station to Diss is Diss, around 1 mile away.

The most convenient hospital for Diss is Hartismere Eye.


I am trying to find the cheapest conveyancing solicitors in Diss. What do we need to check for?


Numerous law firms promote so-called 'the cheapest conveyancing'. Often extra charges are often hiding in the terms that unknowing buyers and sellers have not reviewed The Homeward Legal quote calculator will confirm the exact legal fees based on the property you are buying.


If you are buying in Diss by a parsonage, will I need to get a chancel search?


In Diss, where land was once owned by a lay impropriators, new owners of that property may be obliged to contribute towards repairs to a church in the area. A chancel search will confirm whether liability for Diss properties is likely to exist. Diss churches include St Mary.


Do you have fast solicitors that look after the conveyancing for residential property auction properties in Diss?


Our recommended conveyancing solicitors regularly do the legal work for bidders at auction. Homeward Legal always advocate buyers at auction to choose a qualified lawyer prior to the property auction to allow time for a detailed review of the legal documents.

Following the actual auction your appointed property conveyancing lawyer is totally ready for finishing all of the legal work inside the reduced time frame as typically required by the terms of sale.


We are taking out a mortgage in Diss with The Tipton and Coseley Building Society, what do I need to know?


In some cases, lenders are now limiting the firms who can act for them, potentially creating increased legal costs for house purchasers. Homeward Legal are able to act on behalf of many mortgage lenders.


Which local authority is responsible for Diss?


Diss is located in Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 2DH, contact: 0344 800 8020


Will my assigned property lawyer in Diss report back to me about the amount to be paid of council tax for a Band D house before completing on the purchase?


The solicitor will consult with the relevant South Norfolk local authority to enquire about the most up to date council tax rates, which should then be set out in the title report. Up-to-date rates for properties in Diss are tabled at the South Norfolk local authority website. At the time of writing on 23 July 2012 the rates are:

  • Band A - £1,023.00
  • Band B - £1,194.00
  • Band C - £1,364.00
  • Band D - £1,535.00
  • Band E - £1,876.00
  • Band F - £2,217.00
  • Band G - £2,558.00
  • Band H - £3,070.00


My agent has offered the law firm. Will it be faster to instruct them?


Many agents have arrangements with solicitors whereby they refer work. Such referrals must be carefully considered, as an agent may choose the solicitor willing to pay the highest referral fee, not the best solicitor for your needs.


Regarding the Met Office projecting more intense rainfall we are wondering whether environmental searches may not be detailed enough?


Conveyancing searches applied for by the Diss property lawyer will also include a far more thorough Landmark flood search if the risk is deemed significant.

If you are still anxious you might try to get in touch with a local resident or local Norfolk flood repair expert, try Wilson Restorations, Heath Rd, Winfarthing, Diss, IP22 2EU Tel: 01953 860878.